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Beyond the Boundary Goes Beyond Your Average Collector’s Edition

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Some meetings are simply fated to be. That seems to be the case when half-human, half-youmu warrior Akihito Kanbara runs into Mirai Kuriyama, who just so happens to be the last of her spirit-hunting clan. Akihito quickly dubs Mirai a “bespectacled beauty,” but she’ll be much more than that to him in

, available today on Blu-ray, DVD, and a special limited Collector’s Edition set.

Akihito gradually helps Mirai gain the confidence needed to kill the supernatural creatures known as youmu, and he’ll be glad when she finally stops using him as practice along the way. Together their developing bond has the potential to change both their futures and that of the world itself.

Based on the light novel series written by Nagomu Torii and illustrated by Tomoyo Kamoi, Beyond the Boundary has Taichi Ishidate (episodes of Clannad, Lucky Star, and more) directing and Jukki Hanada (Love Live! School Idol Project, Nichijou) writing series composition for the Kyoto Animation production.

The Limited Edition collection packs the full series and the exclusive Episode 0 with a boatload of physical extras. Some of the bonuses you can look forward to include a 96-page booklet, Art Cards, Mirai Keychain, Lenticular Ruler, Double-sided Poster, Authenticity Card, Mirai Cosplay Glasses, Die Cut Sticker, Foil Card, Lanyard, and Pin Set, all in a special heavy chipboard box. Whether it’s the limited set or the standard DVD and Blu-ray release, much like Mirai coming together with Akihito, things seem a little brighter when paired with


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